Episode 364 – Finally Upgrading From Dial-Up

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This week we remember what a successful failure the 32X was, and we look forward to escaping from a Zelda-themed room. Because the Nintendo Wii console turned 10 years old in the last week, we chose to make an exception to our retro-rules and take this episode to talk about the history of Wii and our favorite games on it. We’ve got some recommendations for Wii games & controllers and some memories of how things have changed since 2006.

This Week in Gaming History

November 21, 1994 – Sega releases the 32X add-on for the Mega Drive/Genesis video game console

Virtually Retro

Replica: A Little Temporary Safety (iOS)

Excitebike 64 (Wii U Virtual Console)

Mini DOOM – First person shooter hit classic transformed into a 2D platformer


The Legend of Zelda is getting its own official escape room

Kickstarter –  New Compatible Keycaps for Amiga computers

Caveat Gamer

Salt for all Gamers

Nintendo Wii White System Console Only Gamecube Compatible Classic Fun Teen Kids

Modified Wii

Retro Gaming Black Friday/Thanksgiving/November/Whatever Deals

New line of Nintendo clothes at JCPenney

Half Price Books – Knuckles Chaotix for 32X ($49.99)

Walmart – NES Remix Pack for Wii U ($15)

Shopko – Atari Flashback 7, Sega Genesis Classic Game Console ($39.99)

Kohl’s – Atari Flashback 7, Sega Genesis Classic Game Console ($39.99)

Games of The Week

No More Heroes (Wii)

Kirby’s Epic Yarn (Wii)

Freeloader Game of the Month

Major Stryker


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